Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(1967–94), US rock singer, guitarist, and songwriter; full name Kurt Donald Cobain. As leader of the Seattle band Nirvana, his style helped characterize the alternative music scene. His notoriety reached cult status, particularly after his suicide in April 1994.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.